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The only Specialty Society in Dermatology recognized by the Philippine Medical Association and the Philippine College of Physicians.
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LOOKING FORWARD:  THE PDS @ 65!!!

LOOKING FORWARD: THE PDS @ 65!!!

This year, 2017, the PDS turns 65!

Ripe with wisdom and experience, and with boundless energy and enthusiasm to dream dreams and to go and get them done — That’s us today!

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Dermatologic Crisis: Illuminating the Path

Dermatologic Crisis: Illuminating the Path

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Department of Dermatology, together with the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS) Photodermatology Subspecialty Core Group, hosted a Continuing Medical Education (CME) lecture entitled “Dermatologic Crisis: Illuminating the Path” last March 22, 2017.

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PDS salutes Dr. Handog, 1st Woman ISD President

PDS salutes Dr. Handog, 1st Woman ISD President

PDS salutes Dr. Evangeline B. Handog for her exceptional work as the 1st woman president of the International Society of Dermatology (ISD) for 4 incredible years (2013-2017). She has done tremendous contribution to our society as she offered numerous opportunities for... read more
IT’S VOLUNTEER FOR PDS MONTH

IT’S VOLUNTEER FOR PDS MONTH

Dedicated and steadfast members of PDS can sign up for the different PDS Committees with a long line up of activities to better serve the community, including the underprivileged sector. read more
PDS Consultants and Residents participate at 75th American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

PDS Consultants and Residents participate at 75th American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

The 75th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology was held in Orlando, Florida last March 3-7, 2017. This educational activity offered attendees up-to-date sessions, forums and workshops that covered medical and surgical dermatology as well as cosmetic dermatology and dermatopathology given by lecturers from Asia, Europe, and USA. Dr. Kristy Evangelista was awarded the 2017 Strauss and Katz World Congress Fund Scholarship.

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PDS CENTRAL LUZON ATTENDS PMA CME/REGIONAL ASSEMBLY

PDS CENTRAL LUZON ATTENDS PMA CME/REGIONAL ASSEMBLY

As the Dermatology Specialty Society recognized by the PMA, the Central Luzon Chapter represented the PDS, led by its Chapter President and Secretary Drs. Roberto Manlapig and Veronica Panganiban, respectively,
at the PMA CME/REGIONAL ASSEMBLY for Central Luzon held February 19, 2017 at Kingsborough International Convention Center, City of San Fernando, Pampanga. Chapter members from Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Tarlac were in attendance, as well, making the chapter participation in full force!

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LOOKING FORWARD:  THE PDS @ 65!!!

LOOKING FORWARD: THE PDS @ 65!!!

This year, 2017, the PDS turns 65!

Ripe with wisdom and experience, and with boundless energy and enthusiasm to dream dreams and to go and get them done — That’s us today!

read more
Dermatologic Crisis: Illuminating the Path

Dermatologic Crisis: Illuminating the Path

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Department of Dermatology, together with the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS) Photodermatology Subspecialty Core Group, hosted a Continuing Medical Education (CME) lecture entitled “Dermatologic Crisis: Illuminating the Path” last March 22, 2017.

read more
PDS salutes Dr. Handog, 1st Woman ISD President

PDS salutes Dr. Handog, 1st Woman ISD President

PDS salutes Dr. Evangeline B. Handog for her exceptional work as the 1st woman president of the International Society of Dermatology (ISD) for 4 incredible years (2013-2017). She has done tremendous contribution to our society as she offered numerous opportunities for... read more
PDS Consultants and Residents participate at 75th American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

PDS Consultants and Residents participate at 75th American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

The 75th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology was held in Orlando, Florida last March 3-7, 2017. This educational activity offered attendees up-to-date sessions, forums and workshops that covered medical and surgical dermatology as well as cosmetic dermatology and dermatopathology given by lecturers from Asia, Europe, and USA. Dr. Kristy Evangelista was awarded the 2017 Strauss and Katz World Congress Fund Scholarship.

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WHAT IS A DERMATOLOGIST?

A board-certified dermatologist in the Philippines is a doctor who completed 3 years of specialty training in one of the 11 institutions accredited by the PDS and passed the examination administered by the Philippine Board of Dermatology.
There are many substandard programs claiming that they can offer training in Dermatology. Some courses run for a week, 3 months or a year. The format of these trainings are not well structured. Would you trust yourselves in the hands of these untrained doctors?

For effective and safe medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments for your skin, hair and nails,

CONSULT A PDS DERMATOLOGIST, THE DermAuthority.

PDS_BOARD_2017
Officers:
President: Dr. Ma. Angela Lavadia
Vice-President: Dr. Purita Paz-Lao
Secretary: Dr. Cecilia Rosete
Treasurer: Dr. Jasmin Jamora
Immediate Past President: Dr. Daisy King Ismael

 

Directors:
Dr. Bernadette Arcilla
Dr. Blossom Chan
Dr. Krisinda Clare Jamora
Dr. Julie Pabico
Dr. Maria Lourdes Palmero
Dr. Francisco Rivera IV
Dr. Arnold Yu
Vision
The Philippine Dermatological Society aims to be the recognized and respected leader in dermatology by pursuing excellence in skin health.

 

Mission
The Philippine Dermatological Society is an organization of humane and service-oriented dermatologists observing the highest ethical professional standards and promoting knowledge through information dissemination, training and research.
1. Produce competent dermatologists sensitive to the needs of the community.
2. Provide avenues for exchange of ideas that will enhance the science and art of dermatology.
3. Conduct researches and encourage publications relevant to the practice of dermatology.
4. Promote public awareness on the prevention of skin diseases through information and education campaigns.
5. Uphold professional and ethical standards among dermatologists.
6. Protect members of the Society against unfair practice and competition from unqualified practitioners through legislation and regulations.
7. Promote local and international recognition of the specialty.
8. Establish linkages with the other specialties for more comprehensive health care.
9. Foster camaraderie among members and colleagues from other countries.
10. Encourage academic advancement through scholarship and fellowship grants.

Established in 1952, the PDS is an organization of dermatologists or doctors who are experts in the field of medicine dedicated to the skin, hair and nails.


The Seal of Excellence in your dermatologists clinic signifies that your doctor is a competent and certified PDS dermatologist.
The PDS is the only specialty society in Dermatology that is recognized by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).
Dubai Derma 2017

Dubai Derma 2017

Dubai Derma is a unique event held annually at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, UAE that is dedicated to practitioners, specialists, manufacturers and distributors in the field of dermatology, skin care and laser under the motto: “Skin Health is our Concern.”

For more information about the exhibition, click here http://www.dubaiderma.com/ to visit their site.

Dubai Derma 2017

Dubai Derma 2017

Dubai Derma is a unique event held annually at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, UAE that is dedicated to practitioners, specialists, manufacturers and distributors in the field of dermatology, skin care and laser under the motto: “Skin Health is our Concern.”

For more information about the exhibition, click here http://www.dubaiderma.com/ to visit their site.